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ABC
Mar 24, 2013 5:00am PDT
marathon kicking off at 7:30 this morning. >>> president obama is back in the white house this morning following his four-day trip to the middle east. the president met with the leaders of israel, jordan and the palestinian authority during his visit in what has been hailed as a diplomatic breakthrough. he persuaded israel to apologize to turkey for a commando raid three years ago that killed nine activists. >>> the debate in washington over guns, same-sex marriage and immigration rages on. coming up on "this week" it's a clash of the titans. the powerhouse round table takes on the issue. don't miss abc's "this week" with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. >>> the lights are back on across the bay this morning after they went out for an hour last night on purpose. it was part of a global effort to encourage people to think about conservation. abc7 news reporter centering joaquin tonna has the details onert earth hour. >> 1:30 the demand towers of the golden gate bridge went dark, the art installation on the bay bridge went dark and san francisco city hall went dark. at l
ABC
Mar 23, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, progression, and mass in st. peters square. >> president obama is back in the white house following his four-day trip to the middle east. the president met with the leaders of israel, jordan, and the palestinian authority. and has been hailed as a diplomatic breakthrough, the president persuaded israel to apologize to turkey for a commando raid that killed activists. >> this morning senators approved a budget for the first time in four years. it took 13 hours of debates. >> over the last two decades, i've averaged -- considered 7le -- 78 amends. with done 100, doing this has been a herculean feat. >> not a single republican voted in favor of the budget that calls for new taxes and fewer spending cuts than the house budget plan. the senate adjourned for easter recess immediately after the vote. >> anyone out there who thinks they have been on the world's worst date, you have to hear what happened to a woman in alaska. she says her date started out great. went for a walk in the woods but at some point they heard a russelling in the bushes and a man jumped out at them with a large knife. s
CNN
Mar 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
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LINKTV
Mar 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
is time to focus on the real problem in washington, and that is spending. >> house speaker john boehner. professor, your response? also, the obama administration was warning catastrophe is sequestration took place. it took place. >> it is a stunning comment on our dysfunctional government built on top of a dysfunctional economy. here we are in the middle of a crisis. we have millions of people without work. millions of people are losing their homes. we have an economy that does not work for the vast majority. the u.s. government is one of the major customers for goods and services in america. sequestration is simply a cutback in government spending. it does not take rocket science to understand that if the government of the largest single buyer of goods and services cuts back on the goods and services it buys, that means companies across america will sell less and they will have less need of workers and it will lay off workers. so this is in fact that worsens and employment is already severe. if you put that together with the tax increase on january 1 -- let me say a word about
KICU
Mar 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
in washington. the house has approved a temporary spending plan to fund the federal government until october. president obama is expected to sign the legislation soon. meanwhile, $85 billion in federal cuts continue to take effect. 1 million federal employees still face unpaid time off. also in washington, the house has approved representative paul ryan's controversial budget. through $4.6 trillion in spending cuts, the bill aims to balance the federal budget in ten years. it would repeal the affordable care act and turn medicare into a voucher program. house speaker john boehner said ryan's budget helps balance the federal budget. "the american people overwhelmingly support balancing our budget, a budget senate democrats are considering never balancing. that means more debt, fewer jobs, and, frankly, much higher taxes." meanwhile, democrats criticized the bill's lack of funding to healthcare programs. "one of the core elements of the ryan budget plan that gives us real partisan concern is that it doesn't keep our promises to our seniors, to our veterans, to our most vulernable popul
PBS
Mar 19, 2013 6:30pm PDT
program. >> the white house is on a charm offensive. last week, barack obama spoke on israeli television, addressing directly some of israel's concerns. > i have been crystal clear about my position on iran possessing a nuclear weapon -- that is a red line for us. it is something that would not only be dangerous for israel but would be dangerous for the world, dangerous for u.s. national security interests. >> in washington, it is no secret that obama does not have a good relationship with israel's prime minister, benjamin netanyahu. even if they put on a united front in public, as here in washington last year. >> they have fundamentally different views of how to advance peace in the area. the president started off by pressuring israel to make concessions, and israel, understandably, resisted and resented, and it has been like that for the last four years, unfortunately. >> israel looks to the u.s. to safeguard its very existence. republicans are quick to point out that while obama visited egypt during his first term, he never went to israel. they accuse the president of pande
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2013 12:00am PDT
. thank you for joining us. >>> michele bachmann says she wants to kill obama-care before it kills us all. the big panel takes on her latest lycoming up. >>> the white house tours aren't the only things being shut down because of budget cuts. find out how sequestration is making it harder to squeeze the charmin. introducing olay fresh effects' unstoppable skincare! when every day is a new adventure there's a new skin care line-up that can keep up. start fresh and finish sparkling 24/7 with new olay fresh effects. ♪ catch them if you can at olayfresheffects.com in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing zolpidem, such as ambien. allergic reactions such as shortness of breath
Current
Mar 25, 2013 3:00am PDT
might go to church again. president obama back in the white house with a full schedule coming off of his trip to the middle east with the president in the middle east from politico, josh gristene, joining united states on our news line this morning. josh, welcome home. >> thank you, bill. it's good to be back. >> bill: >> bill: so any accomplishments that the white house can point to out of the trip to the middle east? >> i say there are two basic accomplishments. the judge seemed to have lifted his standing which was pretty low with the israeli jews. he really had a major, i guess term we are use, a charm offensive there and laid it on pretty thick folks new when he went to pay his respects and he aligned himself with zinism but he didn't wait to do that. the minute he stepped off of the plane, he started talking about the juice had been in this plannedland for thousands of years they are fulfilling their degree, abraham and sarah. he laid it on thick >> bill: if i can jump if. he took a stone from the grave of martin luther king, jr.? >> right. >> which was incredibly symbolic j
NBC
Mar 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
for the west. it looks to be a dry weekend. >> do you have a man cave at your house? >> i wish. >> i know. i'm not even a man and i wish i had one. stick around for this story. it's amazing. >> all right. >>> first though obama care is on the move. is your state one of the 26 that failed to meet obama care deadlines? plus, have you heard the buzz over american eagle's spray-on skinny jeans? it may be the ultimate man cave, bill. 7,000 square feet of space. oh, yeah. this is for the man in your life and it is for sale. "early today" is back in two. >>> welcome back to "early today." here are stories making news this morning. a new report says republican leaders in as many as 26 states are failing to make obamacare deadlines to connect uninsured residents to coverage. if states don't act the federal government will step in. >>> there is a bill legalizing same sex civil unions that makes colorado the 18th state to allow some form of unions for same sex couples. >>> talk about being in the right place at the right time. a man in australia saved the life of a 2-year-old girl when he perfo
KRON
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
which are >> yes. because obama does not want anyone to see is beautiful house. >> her feelings are hurt. >> that was the highlight of our trip for the students. >> this is an opportunity some of us never get again. >> it is a very unfortunate circumstance. it is the result of the sequestered. >> officials say they have to make a choice between counseling tours and furloughing secret service agents. they also point to other painful cuts. the air traffic control towers and small cities facing closure to the reduced hours at the national archives. >> we come cuts and science research in the national let president obama visit illinois illinois. >> they did not turn the fact, they cut into muscle and bone. >> the program enticed into end joined the marines of first place which will be cut. >> you don't get to maintain a job as a service member's wife. we did a lot. this was a little fund thing in return for everything we do. >> back at 1600 pennsylvania avenue the students want to get up close to the white house are in said getting a tour in broken government. >> we should have got of t
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT
own would not be signed by president obama, would not pass the senate, burt it will pass the house. >> shepard: mike, thank you. meantime, something about our economy does not add up. we all know that. the latest government numbers show consumers spending grew at a strong pace. that's great because consumer spending counts for 70% of the total economic activity. here's the weird part. we're not seeing the expected comparable rise in our paychecks. we're spending more but no making more, and we're not spending more on credit cards. in fact the expert said the payroll tax hike would slow spending. it did not. so what is this? and rick suggests that more americans are taking advantage of the underground economy, earning and spending cash off the books to avoid taxes or other regulations. rich is with us know. the chief been the correspondent for u.s. news and world report. at it the worst kept secret in the nation there is an enormous underground economy where people get paid cash and don't get benefits. it's a cash world. >> some of that is a constant. we know about landscape workers
FOX News
Mar 23, 2013 9:00am PDT
." the republican-controlled house passed the budget this week that repeals and defunds obama care, but in the senate, a measure to repeal obama care was voted down. yuma? >> molly, thank you very much. >>> overseas now, and growing concerns in syria after rulers this week of a possible chemical weapons attack in that country. this video was released by syrian government which claims it shows victims of a rebel chemical weapons attack that claim has not been independently verified at this time. but president obama has said that the use of chemical weapons would be "a game changer." so is it time for the u.s. to step in and use military force? joining us now for a fair and balanced debate, democratic congressman adam schiff and republican congressman peter king. gentlemen, welcome. great to see you both today. >> good to see both of you. >> congressman king, let me begin with you. the president calls this a game changers, if confirmed that sir gentleman using chemical weapons right now. what does that specifically mean to you? >> well, first of all if they are using them, and it's being
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
getting ready for a possible government shutdown about a week from now? will that happen? the obama administration warning lawmakers it might have to cancel the annual easter egg roll on the first of april. that event happens every year. expected to draw ten of thousands to the white house set for april 1st, just a few days after the could run out of money. white house is saying finally by using these tickets guests are acknowledging this is subject to cancellation due to funding uncertainty surrounding the executive office of the president and other federal agencies. if canceled the event will not be scheduled. we'll notify you if there are any modifications of the event. that bass part of the fine print given to members of congress when the invites went out. invites to bob beckel, former campaign manager co-host of "the five." brad blakeman, deputy campaign manager of president george w. bush. good morning to you. who wants to be peter cottontail here? brad, do you want to raise for your hand for that or is that better suted for bob? >> i will raise my hand. bill: what kind of a m
MSNBC
Mar 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
house said president obama is still pushing for a vote on banning assault weapons despite senator reid's decision to exclude the ban from comprehensive gun control. >>> and this morning democratic congressman elijah cummings said the stakes couldn't be higher. >> i keep telling folks this is a transformational moment. when sandy hook took place, i can't think of too much that should cause people to say, look, we cannot continue to go down this road without making a difference. >> joining me now is neil he heslip. his son jesse was killed at sandy hook. this goes beyond just scrapping an assault weapons ban. it's really a veiled threat to filibuster any new gun control legislation. if they were sitting here, what would you say to these three senators? >> i feel it deserves at least a vote. i'm really upset and disturbed that it hasn't gotten that respect from congress. what happened at sandy hook is something that's not going to go away. there has to be stricter gun regulations and control anthony what there is now. i keep asking myself over and over again, how could someone go int
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 7:00pm PDT
obama's headed to israel. his first trip there as president. why is he going and what is the white house not telling us about the trip? ambassador john bolton is here to t that next. also, oh, is one of the women on "the view" ready to tell all. who is it and are her co-hosts worried about what she'll write about them? stay tuned to find out. i love making money. i try to be smart with my investments. i also try to keep my costs down. what's your plan? ishares. low cost and tax efficient. find out why nine out of ten large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. ♪ savor and explore, a the great indoors ♪ ♪ ♪ friskies indoor delights. ♪ feed the senses. ♪ the middle of this special moment and i need to run off to the bathroom. ♪ i'm fed up with always having to put my bladder's needs ahead of my daughter. ♪ so today, i'm finally talking to my doct
PBS
Mar 19, 2013 12:00am PDT
. >> rose: president obama will travel to the middle east this week. it will be his first time visiting since he entered the white house four years ago. he will meet newly reelected prime minister benjamin netanyahu in jerusalem on wednesday. the president has often been criticized for his distance relationship with the israeli leader but many see this visit as a chance to make things better. much is at stake as israel grapples with a nuclear iran and a lagging peace process. joining me, aaron david miller, vice president of woodrow wilson international center for scholars and a former middle east advisor to democratic and republican secretaries state. here in new york, steven cook of the council on foreign relations. i'm pleased to have both of them back on this program. let me begin with you steven what's the hope of this trip? >> well, the hope is at least officially for the president to reset his relationship with the israeli leader and the israeli people. as you pointed out. there's been some difficulty in the relationship between the leaders. there's been rhetoric the way
FOX News
Mar 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
interview with senator coburn sunday on america's news headquarters at 12:00 p.m. eastern. president obama is in jordan tonight. the latest stop on a middle east tour dominated by threats involving iran and syria. refugees are pouring in to jordan. chief white house correspondent ed henry traveling with the president and reports tonight from ahman. >> with the sun setting on president obama's first foreign trip of his second term it was a majestic arrival in jordan for talks with a pivotal u.s. ally on mideast peace. this is the nation racked by turmoil as king abdullah has seep a flood of syrian refugees stream across the border and decimate the economy. >> this is behind us. we have to roll up our sleeves. it will be a bumpy and difficult road. >> for the second time on this trip, the president expressed frustration when a reporter suggested that the u.s. is not doing enough on syria. >> the united states often finds itself in a situation where if it goes in militarily, it's criticized for it. if it doesn't, people say why aren't you doing something militarily? >> president is prodded on
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: after president obama concluded the law is unconstitutional, house republicans entered the case to defend doma. >> thanks to pete williams who will join our coverage tomorrow and wednesday, if the high court strikes down doma, that would not automatically require states to permit same-sex marriage but the ruling could be a game changer for what all states are allowed to do. let's spin. jonathan capehart, friend of the show hark as piece out in the "washington post" today where he says, i don't think lgbt american fully appreciate how ten with us thing are on the court right now. he is very cautious. in factoring argues that the shift in social acceptance of gay marriage recently might actually give the supreme court reason to believe it does not need to action on doma or prop 8 because the democratic process is moving so quickly. i think that is an interesting and a fair point. for the years that i've been covering the gay rights movement, it has insisted often prematurely that public opinion, social science, moral authority, et cetera, was already with them. that the country ha
FOX Business
Mar 20, 2013 10:00pm EDT
around the globe and here at home. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry with our report. >> reporter: talking tough in his first public comments on that reports that chemical weapons in the news in syria, president obama about the regime will be held accountable. >> when you start seeing weapons that can cause potential devastation and mass casualties and you let that genie out of the bottle, then you are looking potentially add even more horrific scenes than we have already seen in syria and the international community has to act on that additional a permission. >> the president spoke at a news conference with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu who is worried serious chemical weapons could wind up in the hands of terrorists or anti israeli extremists like hezbollah. mr. obama is stressing he is skeptical that they used chemical weapons and cautioned that the u.s. is still investigating claims that syrian president use them, the president a bushel when israeli reporter suggested that the u.s. has beenitting on its hands. >> is incorrect for you to say that
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
by saying all you guys are so unfair because we know president obama doesn't control legislation, the republican house does. why don't you tell us, yes, republicans need do things, but is there more barack obama can do to use his bully bill put to push this issue forward? >> yes, and he knows it. social security happened because of franklin roosevelt. i don't think you can anyone anyone in congress back then responsible for social security. civil rights and voting rights act in '64 and '65 were because lindon johnson took the southern democrats and others literally by the ears and said, you will vote for this. people want it. h is right, end of story. go up there and vote for it. and obama, president obama, i really think he just has to get his game on here and start kicking some butt because the people will be behind him if he does. >> even though the republicans have shown no willingness to negotiate with him on anything else, you think this has to be an effort he's got to make? >> absolutely. i think -- i don't want our side to be constantly whining and complaining, oh, it's t
Current
Mar 21, 2013 4:00pm PDT
throughout the region, a tactic against terror, which has grown 700% under the obama administration. the man who signs off on the kill list from a basement office in the white house, john brennan, unpakistan alone, there have been more than 300 drone strikes in the last decade, killing thousands of al-qaeda and taliban but more than 300 civilians, as well. a world away, in remote village you can hear them, like a decides stand muted chain saw. michael: and that, of course is abc news covering that story. we invite now lindsay moran the author of blowing my cover with, my life as a c.i.a. spy. lindsay, thanks for coming on "the young turks." >> thanks for having me. michael: we don't know as americans this is unusual for the intelligence community to be working so tightly with the military. >> we've always supported the military and they've supported us. where we've seen a huge shift particularly with this drone program is that the c.i.a. seems to be less and less in the business of gathering and analyzing intelligence, and much more in the business of targeting people for drone strikes. i th
Comedy Central
Mar 19, 2013 7:00pm PDT
is doing it again. >> did you see the pictures of president obama playing golf with tiger woods this weekend? neither did we. >> the media covering the president was shutout. the press corps complained. >> fox news' ed henry speaking in his role as white house correspondents' association president said, "it is not about golf. it's about transparency and access in a broader sense." >> the president should have in all fairness due to transparency released some photographs of him either teeing off with tiger or perhaps when they finished. the american people deserve to see what the president of the united states is doing. >> stephen: absolutely. this is about transparency. about a free press holding our leader accountable. i mean it's one thing to keep us in the dark about a fleet of flying robo-assassins. but a round of golf on your day off? where's the judicial oversight? oh, i suppose white house lawyers have drawn up some convoluted legal justification for using a five-wood on a par three! there are a lot of holes in this story, folks. specifically, 18. america deserves to know! who
ABC
Mar 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
:00 a.m., the senate passes a budget. the house has already passed a budget. very stark differences between the two, everyone waiting for president obama to weigh in on this. i guess my question to you is, despite those stark differences, do you see this as the beginning of negotiations toward a compromise? >> i frankly take this as a constructive sign. it gives the guidelines for the senate to go pass appropriations bill. under what's called protection. they don't require 16 votes. and this sets up, then, the normal flow of congress. with house passing the budget with less spending. senate democrats passing a budget with more spending and
NBC
Mar 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
its appeal, the party launched a $10 million vopledge to reach its votes. president obama has also changed his position, announcing his support of same-sex marriage last year and a new poll just today shows 58% of americans agree. brian? >> kristin welker at the white house for us tonight. kristin, thanks. >>> still ahead for us on a monday evening, a major break in one of this nation's largest unsolved mysteries. an unusual appeal from the fbi tonight and a $5 million reward up for grabs. >>> and later, a beautiful sight making a difference for a lot of kids. >>> it was 23 years ago tonight one of the most daring, certainly the largest art heist ever happened in the isabella gardner museum in boston. tonight the fbi is making an unusual public appeal to get some of the stolen masterpieces back, and there is a $5 million reward up for grabs. our report from nbc's pete williams. >> reporter: it remains one of america's major unsolved mysteries. who broke into boston's gardner art museum march 19, 1990 and slashed 19 pieces of art out of their frames, the world's biggest art heist an
CNN
Mar 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
decade and join the house republican bill which just got shot down in the senate, and president obama expected to unveil his own version soon. >>> speaking of president obama he's on his way home aboard air force one, he left oman, jordan, a short time ago. king abdullah was there to say farewell, jordan is a close ally. during his whirlwind four-day visit to the middle east he stopped in israel and the west bank and urged young israelis to seek peace with the palestinians and got israel to apologize to turkey for a raid that killed nine activists on a turkish ship. >>> the president is flying home if you're flying out across the country, starting next month the faa announced it's shutting down 149 air traffic control towers because of those forced spending cuts. the closures will be phased in over a month starting next month in april. controllers many of them now out of work have concerns that the skies will be less safe. speaking about the skies being less safe a man from france headed to florida tried to dupe an airline crew into thinking he was the pilot a cording to philadelphia
FOX
Mar 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
house where it is expected to pass. connect is racing to pass a spending bill and the bigger battle continues. >>> president barack obama will be focusing on fundraising. what president barack obama hopes to achieve by giving money to candidates for next year. >>> we learned about a planned attack at a florida university. >>> traffic looks good on the willow pass grade, we will tell you more straight ahead. that's why i got a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. . >>> we have new details about an attack on central florida. this former student pulled a an alarm and -- pulled an alarm and his roommate called police when a student pointed a gun at him. when police arrived they found the student dead of a gunshot wound and four homemade bombs. >>> a gruesome be heading of a wall street journal businessman was be headed. he was captured in pakistan and was later killed. a former leader was captured yesterday although he did not carry out the actual be heading. daniel pearl was captured to win freedom for al qaeda members being held at guantanamo bay. >>> it shows a simulated
MSNBC
Mar 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
we're connected, it's like we're all neighbors. >>> president obama has stepped into the mayer's race. she work in the administration in housing and urban develop many. the letter endorsing her, mr. clinton writes, she has person identified good, honored and effective government. guard setty was an early supporter. he was the top vote getter. joining me now live, senior political editor mark murray. it has been noted the clintons are loyal to those who have been loyal to them. is that why we're seeing the former president get into this race? >> absolutely. it is standard operating procedure for a politician. you want to reward those who were good to you and helped you along the way. of course, that famous obama/hillary fight was five years ago and we're still kind of talking about it and seeing the reverberations. wendy greuel, eric garcetti. it is a very strong relationship between president obama and his former secretary of state. five years later you have these obama/hillary clinton proxy wars popping up. this is the latest example. >> this is also an example, a remind per bill cli
FOX Business
Mar 25, 2013 11:00pm EDT
keep the white house open. >> that was frozen by congress, and quietly, unfrozen, is the word they are using. and obama seeking 200 million already appropriated this year from pot that says 440 million, so we're walking around throwing out money, like little christmas goodies every time johne kerry r barack obama visits a place. neil: you can see how americans are seeing this even federal contractors that are being laid off no rounds. >> furloughs are delayed by weeks, they threaten theseill happen. neil: i get e-mails from them saying it is happening, you could be right. they hear something like this, and say, that does not wash, right. >> the are right, it does not wash, john kerry announced $250 million of new money for egypt when he was there last. this money -- >> 750 million in more than a week, you know. >> always treated like this is discretionary money, we can always do this, what are you naive person or bump kin criticizing this money. >> i find it interesting you kept stari at me when you said bump kin. >> so, you know, high priority on how things look, this does not loo
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
described president obama's first presidential visit to israel. the white house had set expectations low, but is there was one surprise, when the president persuaded israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu to apologize to turkey over mistakes that led to the death of activists on a flotilla bound for gaza. let me bring in congressman elliott angle. good to see you. >> thank you. >> congressman mike rogers had a very different take than john kerry about the president's trip. let me play it for you. >> i thought the trip was a disappointment for us. i think the president squandered great opportunity to show leadership and push them in a place where they could get an agreement out of a meeting, didn't get it, got a speech, get to some agreement on the path forward on syria, didn't get that. >> so from your perspective, congressman, a disappointment, a success? somewhere in between? >> it was a great success. i was with the president. i flew with him on air force one, traveled with him. he was treated like a rock star in israel. >> how interesting, he had a 10% approval rating going in. >>
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 2:00am PDT
governor mark sanford is the most familiar name in tuesday's house primary. running on the democratic side is liz bet colbert bush. teddy turner, son of media mogul ted turner, hopes to come in second to force a gop runoff next month. >>> former obama campaign manager david cluff says he is done with running presidential campaigns but note to biden. >> she is in both parties right now. by far i think the most interesting candidate. probably the strongest candidate. >> at this weekend's cpac, professional provocateur ann coulter hurled insults at chris christie, who was not invited to attend. >> even cpac had to cut back on its speakers this year by about 300 pounds. >>> business mogul and reality tv star donald trump told the cpac crowd what he thought about immigration reform. >> you know that the 11 million illegals, even if given the right to vote, you know you're going to have to do what's right. but the fact is, 11 million people will be voting democratic. >> and now to karl rove versus sarah palin. the former alaska governor who resigned mid-way through her first term all but called
NBC
Mar 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
people. our chief white house correspondent chuck todd traveling with the president, with us once again tonight from jerusalem. chuck, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. well, he was playing the role of diplomat in chief. president obama today trying to persuade both israelis and palestinians to make some concessions to try to move the peace process forward. but as has been the case for years, everyone is struggling to get past the negotiating the terms of the negotiation stage. touching down in the west bank on his second day in the middle east, the president met with palestinian leader mahmoud abbas amid heavy security and palestinian protest. mr. obama told the palestinian president he needs to drop demands that israelis first stop building settlements in the west bank as a precondition to peace talks. >> if the expectation is that we can only have direct negotiations when everything is settled ahead of time, then there's no point for negotiations. >> reporter: still, abbas indicated it was a sticking point. >> translator: we believe the settlements are illegal and
CSPAN
Mar 19, 2013 1:00am EDT
your television provider. next, a former white house middle east advisers discussed president obama's trip to israel. that is followed by senator carl levin, chairman of the armed services committee, and u.s. defense and foreign policy. later a discussion on expanding coverage under the health care law for the lgbt community. >> president obama is set to arrive in israel on wednesday, followed by a was -- a visit to the west bank and a final stop in jordan, during his first overseas trip in his second term. two former middle east advisers discussed theouse president's trip. from the washington institute, this is 90 minutes. >> good afternoon. and welcome to the washington institute. i am the director of the institute. i'm very happy to welcome all of you today. just at the outside, if i could remind you, cell phone off please. not just on a vibrate. this event is being live streamed for our thousands of fans around the world. the event is being broadcast by c-span. -- say ng you can say can and will be used against you. we are gathered here today because president obama is off for the
CSPAN
Mar 25, 2013 11:00pm EDT
ceremony at the white house, president obama urged congress topaz immigration reform legislation. it's twenty minutes. ladies and gentlemen, please rise for the president of the united states. accompanied by sector gamp, and direct -- janet napolitano and director. remain standing for the national anthem of the united states. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ mr. president, madam secretary, candidates for naturalization, distinguished guests, good morning. today is a special day and i'm honored to be here with you. my i have the privilege of serving as a director of u.s. citizenship and immigration services. the agency that administrates our nation's immigration benefits. [inaudible conversations] thank you, mr. president. i, myself, am a naturalized citizens having arrived in the country as a refew agree from cuba. before me are 28 individuals who have chosen the united states as their adoptive country. they have decided to take important step of becoming united states citizens. among them are thirteen members of our armed forces, representing all four branches of th
Current
Mar 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
accusing president obama of living a life luxury in the white house when, in fact, he's spending less money every year than george bush did. she accused obamacare of literally killing people when, in fact, it is saving lives. she holds the record for the most number of liar, liar, pants on fire designations given by politifact making her the biggest liar in congress and that's saying something. and if that's not bad enough, michele bachmann is in legal trouble, under investigation by congressional ethics panel for intentional campaign finance violations which could earn her a big fine and censure by the house. think about it. this is a woman who won the iowa straw poll. at one time, she led the field of republican candidates for president. she is founder of the tea party caucus. but today, michele bachmann is nothing but a monumental embarrassment to the republican party. she has become a one-woman carnival cruise. go out and have a great tuesday folks. come back and see us again tomorrow morning. [♪ theme music ♪] >> stephanie: all right. pardon us while we do our usual l.a. talk
FOX News
Mar 20, 2013 6:00pm PDT
should the israelis, why should they trust barack obama, who snubbed just beyond the pale snubbed bb netanyahu in the white house, that claimed they should go back to '67 border, we promised israel we would never ask them to do that. obama did it and then on top of that, sarkozy says that bb is a liar and oh, i've got to deal with him every week. why would bb netanyahu ever trust this man, the israelis, because i wouldn't if i were them. >> it's not about trust, it's about business. a, if you want to keep the checks flowing. b, you're an ally, and sarkozy was not elected in-- >> what does that have to do with something. >> they agree that iran will not have a nuclear bomb for at least another year. >> sean: and if they want the check flowing and-- >> remember the camp david accord and apologize for saying that israelis are descendents of apes and pigs, that would be a good start, right. >> the egyptians say they don't want the money. >> sean: they do-- by the american taxpayers, we can't afford to keep the white house open, but we're funding the terrorist terrorist, the former head o
ABC
Mar 18, 2013 2:00am PDT
to glow with early promise. tom rivers, abc news, rome. >> new at 11:00, president obama is set to name a new secretary of labor. a white house source says thomas perez of the justice department will be nominated to head the labor department. he has strong support from latino and labor groups and he could run into problems from republicans. now a follow-up to a story we first brought you last night at 11:00. the meat and poultry industry is pushing back against those hard to watch videos of animal cruelty. it is videos like these that the new legislation appears to want to restrict. a bill sponsored by the cattle man's association would require anyone collecting evidence of abuse to turn it over to authorities within 48 hours. they say abuse should be stopped as soon as possible rather than waiting until someone makes a video. critics contend that the industry should want to stop the cruelty rather than the documenting of it. >>> a mystery in southern california has animals baffled. the starving sea lion pups are washing up on beaches more and more each week and no one is sure why.
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
with a vengeance. it started with her cpac speech last weekend claiming that president obama is living in the lap of luxury with lots of staffing. into the white house for a white house tour. that isn't caring. >> you can think that through and judge it the way i judge it. the washington post pointed out that there is no doubt that the bachmann's 1.4 million figure and the person that walks bo is the white house grounds keeper that walked every presidential dog since nixon. congresswoman bachmann warned of the dangers of obama care. >> the american people, especially vulnerable women, vulnerable children, vulnerable senior citizens, now get to pay more and they get less. that's why we're here. because we're saying, let's repeal this failure before it literally kills women, kills women, kills senior citizens. >> it's all pretty loopy. liz is co-creator of the daily show, what a brain you have and ken vogu -- what is it -- i'm going to be careful here but this is a factor here. you go after president and things like dog walking and this ridiculous five chefs on air force 1, like you can'
CSPAN
Mar 22, 2013 6:00am EDT
coal miners making $60,000 a year. but under president obama they are being sent to the house to live on government subsistence-level checks. $60,000 a year taxpayer gone coming from the epa, and the epa admits the rules they're implementing to silence those coal miners will not impact the environment enough to be soon by the human eye. we used to have 123 timber mills in new mexico processing timber from our national forests. matt allen was one of the 123, today he's the last one standing. he's down from 96 employees that have dropped to a low of 12 because of government policies. i will tell you that the american government is crushing american businesses. they're crushing the middle class. the genius of america is being silenced. our best performers are giving up. the hardest workers are walking away. businesses are our hope for the future, they're our hope for a healthy economy, and they're looking at a government? and wondering what's going on. businesses are the thing that separate us from being south sudan. of we have had all the potential in america, and our kinetic energ
MSNBC
Mar 20, 2013 11:00pm PDT
in addition to other staffing. there was no influx of excessive staffing when president obama came to the white house. and the dog walker she mentions is in reality the white house groundskeeper. cnn's dana bash attempted to follow up with bachmann about what he had said. the as a result, both women out of breath and a dramatic shift in topic. >> what i want to ask you about is the fact that you talked about the excesses that he's engaged in, the fact that he has a dog walker which is not true. >> the big point of my speech was about benghazi. this was an absolute disaster. >> you also made specific accusations about the president spending money that other presidents also made. >> the real issue is there are four americans that are dead. the secretary of state was not in conversation with a secretary of defense or with the chair of the joint chiefs of staff. >> i think that's an important point. if you want to focus on that -- >> that's it. that's what's important. do you want to talk about dog handlers and there's four americans killed? >> congresswoman, you're the one who put it
PBS
Mar 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
earnest when president obama submits his spending blueprint on april 8. with their work done, house members leave town today for a two week recess. while senators will remain in a marathon session until a vote on their own plan to fund the government. judy woodruff takes it from there. >> woodruff: for what's happening behind-the-scenes, we turn to todd zwillich, washington correspondent for "the takeaway" on public radio international. welcome back to the newshour. >> good to be with you, judy. >> woodruff: first this vote to keep the government funded by the end of the fiscal year, both the house and senate passed this. does this mean democrats and republicans finally see eye to eye on something? >> well, it means that they see eye to eye on not having another showdown right now. both sides have agreed that they don't want to have a big battle over a government shutdown and in media attention and cable news and the countdown clocks, both sides have decided that's not in their interest now. i wish i could tell you they see eye to eye on fiscal matters, that's just not true. they de
ABC
Mar 26, 2013 4:00am PDT
the traditional meal. >> president obama held a private seder last night at the white house a small group of aides and friends. passover celebrates the liberation of jews from slavery in ancient egypt. >>> coming up, the death of the stiletto. really. a footwear revolution in the works. >>> then pricey ex-presidents. millions spent on offices for the former leaders of the free world. how much is too much? >>> and a daredevil that flies like superman, videos watched by millions online. now a tragedy. details coming up. >>> welcome back. cyprus may have been saved by its eurozone bailout, but the aftershocks go on. banks will stay closed until thursday for fear of a run by customers and a suggestion by one european finance chief that other troubled countries could face the same tough measures. it has spooked investors around the globe including the u.s. where stocks are trading lower. >>> federal reserve chair ben bernanke is defending the u.s. approach to the financial crisis. during a speech in london he said keeping interest rates near zero and other programs to stimulate investmen
CNN
Mar 19, 2013 10:00am PDT
. president obama meeting with the irish prime minister earlier today. and this hour, they're attending a house speaker john boehner's annual friend of ireland's luncheon. tonight the president leaves on his first visit to israel since taking off. the trip includes stops in the west bank town of ramallah and the country of jordan. >>> budget battles heating up today on capitol hill. both house and senate likely to vote on the budget proposal. but once again, not surprising, the parties split over taxes, spending cuts, and the deficit. house republicans and democrats from the house are now trying to make their case. >> the republican budget, the same baby with a new dip somewhere there is diaper will have be changed once again. reality is, this budget is very little difference between this budget and the ryan republican budgets of the past. >> you want more tax and spend or you want a future that balances. the question is always why, one or the other. the democrats' tax and spend, you get the same economy that you've had right now. you're going to lose more of your paycheck whi
PBS
Mar 21, 2013 12:00am PDT
before president obama's departure to israel yesterday. the white house has yet to verify the claims but lawmakers are increasingly calling for action. here's what president obama said earlier today in a joint press conference with israeli prime minister netanyahu. >> with respect to chemical weapons, we intend to investigate thoroughly exactly what happened. obviously, in syria right now, you've got a war zone. you have information that's filtered out. but we have to make sure that we know exactly what happened, what was nature of the incident, what can we document, what can we prove. i've instructed me teams to work closely with all other countries in the region, and international organizations, and institutions to find out precisely whether or not this red line was crossed. i will note without at this point having all the facts before me, that we know the syrian government has the capacity to carry out chemical weapon attacks. we know that there are those there the syrian government who have compressed a willingness to use-- expressed a willingness to use chemical weapons if neces
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2013 8:30pm EDT
several problems. the trillion dollars that obama obama -- obamacare tax increases in this decade have begun to hit now. oddly enough the democrats in the house and senate decided to put the tax increases, both of them after the 2012 election so everybody voted and now the tax increase has hit. this is not helpful for the economy and they think it's going to be unpleasant. >> host: up next from watertown south dakota on the democratic line. good morning, ron. >> caller: good morning and thanks for taking my call. i listened to you for a long time and i find very little that i don't disagree with. however, i know a little bit about the tax code and there are many things in the tax code especially business exemptions, that are very vague and there is a lot of companies and a lot of businesses that don't pay any taxes. what they do is they write their taxes off. they declare their business expense which in fact it isn't. in fact, for example if i was going to orlando, florida and i was going there to check the price of wingnuts however i stopped at disneyland, theoretically i could write my trip off as a business expense but in reality would not be
FOX News
Mar 18, 2013 10:00pm PDT
after the house or the senate. >> greta: not the first to ignore the deadline. i'm curious, you don't need the president's budget to go forward. you can say president obama go ahead, don't do your job, we'll do ours. >> in theory you'd like to have it. the budget is two things, part of the budget is spending for next year, then it's sort of a vision for the next ten years and paul ryan talks about the budget as a vision document. >> greta: if he doesn't do it, why do you include him in the process. he's decided not to be a part of the process and you don't need him. >> i think that people deserve to know when the president is not following the law. >> and if this were a republican president, it's redwing that the president doesn't follow the law. the house and senate, hasn't passed a budget for three years and if you don't pass your budget you don't get paid. >> right. >> and we forgot to include the president with that. never occurred to us, that the president would not offer a budget. because the president always have done. none of them have waited until after the house-- >> i find
FOX Business
Mar 18, 2013 9:20am EDT
14,400. you know, it sounds like house speaker john boehner agrees with president obama when it comes to the debt crisis. listen to this. >> it could be a year, two years, three years, four years, it's not an immediate problem-- you agree with the president on that? >> yes, but his point as he went on to say in that interview is that we don't, we don't really need to do anything at this point and i would argue that we do need to do something. stuart: okay. joining us now is rich, the media watch dog. speaker boehner seems to be in line with the president, playing down the debt in the immediate future. i want to know how is the media responding to the latest salvo from speaker boehner? >> well, they're not really responding to speaker boehner and they didn't respond to the president he when he said something different on tuesday. on tuesday the president said it wasn't an immediate crisis, but he also said we had ten years, sustainable for ten years. stuart: hold on a second. are you saying that the establishment media is just ignoring the debt and what the president and speaker boehne
KRON
Mar 26, 2013 4:00am PDT
resource fair, where 150 gang- related items were collected. president obama is coming to the bay area for four separate fundraising events. the president will be visiting the house of democratic fundraiser tom steyer for a reception on april 3, followed by a dinner that night at the home of philanthropists ann and gordon getty. on april 4, the president will travel down the peninsula to atherton for a brunch at the home of liz simons and mark heising, with tickets costing $32,400. his last fundraising event will be a lunch at the home of marcia and john goldman, which will cost $1,000 for the cheapest tickets. obama last visited the bay area in october. the mars rover curiosity is in action again after being sidelined by back-to-back computer problems. the six-wheel rover fired up its onboard laboratories and analyzed a sample of rock dust over the weekend. it had been unable to perform science experiments since late last month after experiencing a computer memory problem. mission managers say curiosity will work for a week before it takes another break. in sports. tiger woods is
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